Whitaker Bank Class of 2020 Virtual Salute
Celebrate the Class of 2020

It's time to graduate for the Class of 2020! View our Whitaker Bank Class of 2020 Virtual Salute to see profiles of graduates, read news from around the area, and submit a profile of your own favorite graduate!

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When the statewide Facebook group “Teacher 2 Teacher Blessing” started about a month ago, three teachers in the Frankfort Independent Schools system came up with the idea of starting a local group.

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Renovations at F.D. Wilkinson Gym are a step closer to getting underway after the Frankfort Independent Schools Board of Education unanimously approved that final construction documents be sent to the Kentucky Department of Education and Housing Building and Construction.

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The Frankfort Independent Schools Board of Education also received an update about renovations of the F.D. Wilkinson Gym from Craig Aossey, of G. Scott & Associates Architects PLC, at Monday's meeting.  

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Some Kentucky school superintendents say they wouldn't be able to re-open schools under suggested state guidelines that require social distancing on school buses, rely on children to wear masks and will disrupt the normal class structure of upper grades.

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The Frankfort Independent School District and the Franklin County Community Early Childhood Council is partnering to host a free online Kindergarten Readiness Summit for parents and early care and education providers from June 1-6.

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The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) will honor its high school seniors with a one-hour program that will be streamed on the department's special YouTube channel at 7 p.m. Saturday. 

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As Kentucky school districts attempt to plan for the start of the next school year without knowing how the COVID-19 pandemic will evolve, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) will provide guidance for several possibilities for reopening schools.

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Frankfort Independent Schools Superintendent Houston Barber was among 45 senior education leaders from across the country recognized as National Council for Community and Education Partnerships 2020 District Leadership Institute graduates.

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Frankfort Independent Schools Superintendent Houston Barber has been appointed as a member of the Bluegrass State Skills Corporation Board of Directors.

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The Frankfort Independent Schools Board of Education meeting scheduled for Monday has been canceled.

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One local school district is rewarding its food service employees, who have put in countless hours on the front lines feeding students while in-person classes are suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with HERO pay.

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For the Class of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has erased or postponed many of the in-person traditions that previous graduates have participated in. And while officials at both local school districts are looking at a variety of options for graduation ceremonies, a Frankfort radio station is u…

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